The 11th annual Living for Today benefit concert returned to Joe’s Pub October 1 for an evening dedicated to the music of Chicago and Cabaret writers John Kander and the late Fred Ebb.
The concert featured Tony and Emmy Award winner Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago, Sweet Charity), Tony nominee Denée Benton (The Great Comet), Oliver Award winner Lesli Margherita (Matilda), Nick Rashad Burroughs (Kinky Boots, Something Rotten), Nathan Lee Graham (The Wild Party, Zoolander), Autumn Hurlbert (Something Rotten, Legally Blonde), Matthew Hydzik (The Cher Show, Side Show), DeQuina Moore (Little Shop of Horrors, Legally Blonde), Betsy Wolfe (Waitress, Falsettos), and Cacophony Daniels.
Ben Cameron (Wicked, Aida) hosted the event, which was music-directed by Jason Wetzel (After Midnight).
David Alpert (Broadway’s If/Then, Trip to Bountiful, artistic director of headline programming at BroadwayCon) directs and produces the series that supports Gilana’s Fund, which provides funding for educational programming “promoting acceptance and understanding of our communities, each other, and ourselves.”
Flip through photos of the evening below: